kuori

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Finnish[edit]

(index ku)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *koori, from Proto-Uralic *kare. Cognate with Estonian koor, Livonian kūoŕ, Veps kor', Erzya карь ‎(karʹ, bast shoe). Possibly ultimately deriving from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- as a loan at some stage (compare Proto-Slavic *kora).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: kuo‧ri
  • Rhymes: -uori
  • IPA(key): [ˈkuɔri]

Noun[edit]

kuori

  1. shale
  2. skin (of an onion, potato, sausage, cooked milk etc.)
  3. peel (of a fruit)
  4. shell (of an egg, snail, nut etc.)
  5. test (of a marine invertebrate, e.g. sea urchin)
  6. husk, hull, cod (of a seed, corn ear etc.)
    riisin kuori : rice hull, rice husk
  7. pod, cod (of pea etc.)
  8. bark (of a tree)
  9. crust (of the Earth; of bread)
  10. envelope
  11. case, casing, cover (of a lock or some-such)
  12. (mental) shell
  13. (anatomy) cortex
Declension[edit]
Inflection of kuori (Kotus type 26/pieni, no gradation)
nominative kuori kuoret
genitive kuoren kuorten
kuorien
partitive kuorta kuoria
illative kuoreen kuoriin
singular plural
nominative kuori kuoret
accusative nom. kuori kuoret
gen. kuoren
genitive kuoren kuorten
kuorien
partitive kuorta kuoria
inessive kuoressa kuorissa
elative kuoresta kuorista
illative kuoreen kuoriin
adessive kuorella kuorilla
ablative kuorelta kuorilta
allative kuorelle kuorille
essive kuorena kuorina
translative kuoreksi kuoriksi
instructive kuorin
abessive kuoretta kuoritta
comitative kuorineen
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: kuo‧ri
  • Rhymes: -uori
  • IPA(key): [ˈkuɔri]

Noun[edit]

kuori

  1. Apse, chancel.
Declension[edit]
Inflection of kuori (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative kuori kuorit
genitive kuorin kuorien
partitive kuoria kuoreja
illative kuoriin kuoreihin
singular plural
nominative kuori kuorit
accusative nom. kuori kuorit
gen. kuorin
genitive kuorin kuorien
partitive kuoria kuoreja
inessive kuorissa kuoreissa
elative kuorista kuoreista
illative kuoriin kuoreihin
adessive kuorilla kuoreilla
ablative kuorilta kuoreilta
allative kuorille kuoreille
essive kuorina kuoreina
translative kuoriksi kuoreiksi
instructive kuorein
abessive kuoritta kuoreitta
comitative kuoreineen

Etymology 3[edit]

Inflected form of kuoria

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: kuo‧ri
  • Rhymes: -uori
  • IPA(key): [ˈkuɔri]

Verb[edit]

kuori

  1. Third-person singular indicative past form of kuoria.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: kuo‧ri
  • Rhymes: -uori
  • IPA(key): [ˈkuɔri(ʔ)]

Verb[edit]

kuori

  1. Indicative present connegative form of kuoria.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of kuoria.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of kuoria.

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